EDISON, NJ – Croda Inc. announced the official opening of its new facility for the production of lubricant esters at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle, DE. This expansion will allow Croda to better supply its value-added technologies to the North American market. The Atlas Point manufacturing site will now be able to manufacture lubricant quality esters, targeting growth in high-end lubricant applications, which are being driven by increasing market demands for improvements in fuel economy and sustainability. Food-grade esters for lubricant base fluids and additives will be supplied in addition to water-soluble lubricity additives for stamping and drawing lubricants.

Additionally, the expansion will facilitate the manufacture of new innovations for the marketplace. Croda will use this opportunity to remain innovative and competitive while continuing to provide customers with a dedicated sales and technical service team.